Wallpapered Board

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910

GUSN

GUSN-241425

Description

Wallpapered board. Top layer is an American roller-printed copy of an English block-printed design, "The Thelma" by R. Hamilton. Large Art Nouveau flowers, perhaps irises, printed in maroon, pink, and three greens on tan ground. Maroon striations create the appearance of fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
sheathing
boards (binding components)
wallpapers
softwood
LumberBoardBoard

Pattern

The Thelma

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1971.2186A
Title Wallpaper on board Accession Number 1986.1088
Title Wallpaper on board Accession Number 1986.1089

Maker

After Hamilton, R. (Artist, Designer)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Building Components; Construction Materials

Dimensions

63.5 x 20 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Mark P. Lorett

Accession Number

1986.1090

Reference Notes

"Wallpaper in New England"; p. 261, fig 77.1 and p.262, fig. 77.a - shows the original "The Thelma" with maker's marks.

Date

1910 (circa)

Wallpaper Details

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

iris
floral

Period/Style

art nouveau